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Joss Lynam LEISURE WALKS NEAR DUBLIN 2004 >>
Joyce, P. W. Irish Local Names Explained 1923 >>
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Lynam, Joss Mountains of Connemara, The 1988 >>
Lynam, Joss Easy Walks near Dubin 1999 >>
Lynam, Joss Irish Peaks 1982 >>
Lynam, Joss (ed.) Best Irish Walks 1994 >>
Lynam, Joss, Justin May & Tim Robinson The Western Way in Connemara 1997 >>
Lynch, Denis Munster's Mountains 2001 >>
MacNeill, Máire The Festival of Lughnasa 1962 >>
Malone, J. B. Complete Wicklow Way, The 1988 >>
Megarry, Jacquetta Wicklow Way, The 2003 >>
Mersey, Richard Hills of Cork & Kerry, The 1987 >>
Mitchell, Frank & others. Book of the Irish Countryside, The 1987 >>
Moriarty, Christopher Down the Dodder 1991 >>
Muhr, Kay "The mountain of Slewtrim or Bessy Bell" (article) 2007 >>
Mulholland, Harry Guide to Ireland's 3000-foot Mountains 1980 >>
Murray, John MacGillycuddy's Reeks 1990 >>
Ní Ghearraidh, Treasa Siúlóidí Acla - A Bilingual Guide to Walking in Achill 2000 >>
Nugent, Frank In Search of Peaks, Passes & Glaciers 2013 >>
Ó Súilleabháin, Seán Walk Guide: Southwest of Ireland 1978 >>
Parker, Mike Map Addict 2009 >>
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Joss Lynam LEISURE WALKS NEAR DUBLIN
 
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Published: 2004 Last revision: Added by davidhorkan
This is his 120 page sequel to easy walks near Dublin (1999). He has another 35 walks in the Dublin/ Wicklow area.None of the walks exceed 3 hours , they are mostly circular, & are really designed for amblers & leisure walkers..
davidhorkan
2008-12-31 13:25
Leisure walks near Dublin is not for those who compete in the 2 yearly 50k Lug Walk. However if you wish to vary some of your existing walks or access them from a different spot this is an excellent guide. As ever Joss Lynam is both accurate & precise & his instructions are easy to follow. For anyone who wishes to extend their horizons beyond Crone Wood & Glendalough, his two Dublin books are a must.    

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Summit Summary
Currywongaun: Rough and Rocky
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 20 hours ago.
Park off road in a small lay-by at L72134 59157 and ascend the spur in a roughly Easterly direction to the summit. Usually climbed en-route to its larger neighbor Doughraugh.

  
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Doughruagh South Top: Twin of Doughruagh main top
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 20 hours ago.
Located behind Kylemore Abbey, it has been reported that access from the grounds is no longer allowed. It is possible to park in a small lay-by at L77637 58711 and walk approx 30m along the road t...

  
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Doughruagh: Rocky summit with access issues from Kylemore Abbey
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 20 hours ago.
Located behind Kylemore Abbey, it has been reported that access from the grounds is no longer allowed. It is possible to park in a small lay-by at L77637 58711 and walk approx 30m along the road t...

Track
Forbidden Keadeen
CaptainVertigo 2 days ago.
Please DO NOT attempt to gain access to Keadeen from the road by following my route. The owner, who is a very decent ... walk, Len: 7.2km, Climb: 487m, Area: Keadeen Mountain, Dublin/Wicklow (Ireland

  
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Raghtin More: The smallest Inishowen Arderin
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark C317 443 and follow the track to its highest point. From here you can avoid Crockmain and carry on towards Raghtin More to the Nort...

  
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Crockmain: An uninspiring summit with great views
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
The easiest approach is to park at Urrismenagh viewpoint carpark C317 443 and follow the track to its highest point before heading north over heather to the summit. Alternatively from Mamore Gap c...

Track
Meentog South East Top
Onzy 2 days ago.
Route to Meentog SET from west. Parking is in a farmyard (with permission) and a helpful track leads up to around 540m walk, Len: 4.1km, Climb: 336m, Area: Glenbeigh Horseshoe (Ireland)

  
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Knocknanacree: Views to Slieve Mish and the Dingle Peninsula
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
Summit can be approached from the West by parking near Minard Castle V556 992 and following a rough track uphill past a quarry and onto the summit ridge.A shorter steeper approach is possible from...

  
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Teeromoyle Mountain: A summit in the middle of a classic Horseshoe walk
Collaborative entry Last edit by: liz50 a day ago.
This summit is usually accessed whilst walking the Glenbeigh Horseshoe. A shortened version taking in the 4 central 600m summits in the centre of the horseshoe Teeromoyle, Coomacarrea, Mullaghnara...

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Irish Times - Post Mortem on Hillwalker
CaptainVertigo 4 days ago.
According to the Irish Times a postmortem examination is to be carried out on the remains of a man found during the search for a hillwalker in Connemara who went missing during a St Patrick’s day ...

  
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Bruse Hill: Bruse
Nekarsulm 3 days ago.
Track up from the quarry is overgrown. I partially walked up a small stream, as it at least cuts its way through the whins. Climbing straight upwards, you will see places where some earlier climbe...

  
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Doolieve
caiomhin 6 days ago.
walk, Len: 3.5km, Climb: 48m, Area: Doolieve, South Cork (Ireland) Doolieve


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